to the crowds of supporters and criticizing the united states for fighting a war against organizations like wikileaks. >> as wikileaks stands under threat, so does the freedom of expression and the health of all our societies. the united states must renounce its witch hunt against wikileaks. >> assange is seeking asylum to avoid extradition to sweden on sex-crimes allegations. thousands evacuating their homes as growing wild fires burn out of control through california, washington, and idaho. >> that's like a death in the family, you know. this was our home to a lot of friends, and it's gone. >> the fires fueled by searing heat, dry weather, and strong winds, destroying homes and scorching land. crews working around the clock to contain the flames. for "teen kids news," i'm julie banderas, "fox news channel in the classroom." >> opinion matters. that's why we call this segment "speak of the week." >> speaking english -- should it be a requirement for american citizenship? find out what teens think. >> i don't think so, because they should have a right to share their cultures with other people.